The gut and brain are heavily interconnected. This interconnection happens between the immune system, the nervous system and the adrenal glands – called the gut-brain axis.
Digestive enzymes help for most common causes of bloating and they’re safe and easy to access and use. We’ve put together this article as a little crash course and FAQ for enzyme supplements
Dealing with post-viral fatigue after having been infected with COVID-19 or other severe viruses can be debilitation and frustrating. Getting back to your pre-virus energy levels and vitality may be challenging, but there are things you can implement to help your body along the road to recovery.
Dry and dehydrated skin are two very different things. They share very similar characteristics but are completely different skin concerns. Hydrating and moisturising your are also two very different things.
With respect to weight gain, research in this area kicked off in the year 2000 when Norwegian scientists transplanted stool from obese mice into thin mice. With no changes to their food or calorie expenditure, the thin mice gained weight quickly.
I've heard it many times as a naturopath: "I have stomach problems, so I bought a broad spectrum probiotics, but they make me feel terrible." Or “I have been eating fermented foods for a while now and I feel like my brain fog has gotten worse”
Collagen is an essential protein responsible for healthy joints and your skin elasticity. As you age, your existing collagen breaks down, and it gets harder for your body to produce so supplementation becomes essential. We need a constant supply from natural food sources to look and feel out very best.
Glowing skin is definitely an inside job. The skin is one of the largest organs in the human body and its health, outer glow and vitality stems from the foods and nutrients you consume every day. If you want that radiant, youthful looking skin (at any age), eating a wholefood based diet and foods rich in collagen or the nutrients that support the body's own production is key...
Taking cold showers on a regular basis can have positive effects on the immune system as well as mental clarity. For some, it can work as a useful tool for stress management and a mood elevator.
Smoothies are a great way to get your essential nutrients into you. A great way to start your day or used in the afternoon as a pick me up snack that will curb cravings and give you a sustained energy intake without the slump.